Faculty and Staff

Carrie Eun Young Hong

Professor • Educational Leadership and Professional Studies

Carrie Eunyoung Hong, Ph.D. is Professor of Literacy at William Paterson University of New Jersey. She is directing the M. Ed. in Literacy program in which classroom teachers are trained to be state reading specialists. She has engaged in federally and state funded grants that provide teacher professional development. Her research interests include reading, writing, and balanced literacy; literacy teacher education; and teacher preparation for teaching students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

Professional Interests

Teacher education, English language learners

Other Interests

Video analysis of instruction
Integrated approach of social emotional learning in literacy instruction


PhD Reading, University at Albany--SUNY Albany, NY


Literacy, Second Language Acquisition

Representative Publications

Video analysis of authentic teaching: A resource guide for professional development and growth. ; Lanham, MD; Rowman & Littlefield; 2019

Using video to assess teaching performance: A resource guide for edTPA; Lanham, MD; Rowman & Littlefield.; 2017

Social and emotional learning in a classroom: Language arts and literacy teachers’ perceptions and practices in South Korea and the United States; , i.e.: inquiry in education; Volume 11, 2019

Exploring literacy assessment through teacher leader collaborative inquiry.; Literacy Program Evaluation and Development Initiatives for P-12 Teaching ; IGI Global; 2017

Writing instruction in the middle grades: A cross-cultural inquiry of teacher perceptions and practices in South Korea and the United States; , The Language and Literacy Spectrum; Volume 32, 2022

Representative Presentations

Designing High Impact Virtual Exchange Practice at a Minority Serving University
2023 International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC)
, 2023

Effective teachers’ communicative strategies when working with linguistically diverse learners
2021 WERA Focal Meeting World Education Research Association
Santiago De Composta, 2021

Teaching writing for middle grade students in South Korea and the United States: A cross-cultural inquiry of teacher perceptions and practices.
2022 WERA Focal Meeting World Education Research Association (AERA)
San Diego, CA 2022

Awards and Honors

Faculty Excellence Award in Service
William Paterson University

Fellowships, Grants and Research

Literacy for Empowerment in English and Spanish (LEES)

Seed for Engagement, Education, and Development (SEED) of the Korean Studies at WPUNJ

Expanding Vistas: Global Contexts, Local Lives,

Notable Courses Taught

ELRL 6010, ELRL 6200, ELRL 6210, ELRL 6240, ELRL 6230, ELRL 6270, ELRL 6030

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